Just 20 days until the release of the 1940 Census!
Farmers had to answer 232 questions as part of the Farm Schedule in the 1940 Census. The census taker is holding the large, portfolio-sized book that all 120,000 enumerations carried.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, in 1940 there were 5.1 million farmers (owners and tenants) and farm managers. In the 2010 census, there were only 613,000.

Just 20 days until the release of the 1940 Census!

Farmers had to answer 232 questions as part of the Farm Schedule in the 1940 Census. The census taker is holding the large, portfolio-sized book that all 120,000 enumerations carried.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, in 1940 there were 5.1 million
farmers (owners and tenants) and farm managers. In the 2010 census, there were only 613,000.